The most exciting books out this month.
In 1631, Sara de Vos is admitted to the Guild of St. Luke in Holland as a master painter, the first woman to be so honoured. Three hundred years later, only one work attributed to de Vos is known to remain, At the Edge of a Wood, which hangs over the Manhattan bed of a wealthy descendant of the original owner. An Australian grad student, Ellie Shipley, struggling to stay afloat in New York, agrees to paint a forgery of the landscape, a decision that will haunt her. Because now, half a century later, she's curating an exhibition of female Dutch painters, and both versions threaten to arrive. Buy the book here.
Thrillers continue to be popular and this month is no exception. Take a look at our picks for the best books of February.On February 1, 2016
Ellie O’Neill sold spider catchers in Sydney, flipped burgers in Dublin, and worked in advertising in London, but all the while she had that niggling feeling she had stories to...On October 22, 2014
Are you a fan of Period Drama? An adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s magical novel Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell has been in the works since it was first published in...On April 28, 2015
Christine Piper's short fiction has been published in Seizure, SWAMP and Things That Are Found In Trees and Other Stories. She was the 2013 Alice Hayes writing fellow at Ragdale...On July 22, 2014
There is lots to love this August. You will have to wait until the end of august for The Girl in the Spider's Web. We are counting the days ...On August 4, 2015
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="215"] Bellagrand by Paullina SimonsOn December 4, 2013